PHOENIX — The political fortunes of Katie Hobbs, the Arizona secretary of state, have risen not like any other Democrat within the country within the tumultuous aftermath of the 2020 presidential election. Now running for governor, she has emerged as a high-profile defender of the state’s election results and critic […]

WASHINGTON — President Biden signed laws on Thursday to make Juneteenth a federal vacation, enshrining June 19 because the national day to commemorate the end of slavery within the United States. “All Americans can feel the power of this day, and learn from our history,” Mr. Biden said at a […]

Democrats and progressive activists who’ve been working for months on a sweeping voting rights invoice rapidly embraced on Thursday a new, far narrower plan abruptly put ahead by Senator Joe Manchin III, their occasion’s sole holdout on the problem. Their determination to do so did nothing to enhance the probabilities […]

He was captured in 2002 in a joint U.S.-Pakistani intelligence services raid in Karachi, Pakistan, and held for about 4 months by the Central Intelligence Agency in early 2004, earlier than his switch to Guantánamo Bay. As early as 2002, whereas he was within the custody of a international government, […]

The coronavirus pandemic is receding. The economy is regularly climbing again. And in line with current surveys, a large majority of Americans is feeling optimistic in regards to the future. On Thursday, the Shopper Consolation Index, a polling measure of Americans’ confidence within the economy, hit its highest level since […]

The period of existential fights over Obamacare has ended. The Inexpensive Care Act has survived its third main Supreme Court challenge — what Justice Samuel Alito described in his dissenting opinion as an “epic trilogy.” The law has gone from a 5-4 majority in its favor within the first case […]